but look at rhode island avenue right now. it's clear. it's clean. it's quiet. and it's dry. the keyword is dry. last night there was a completely different picture. it literally looked like a river out here. tonight, a very different story. it's muggy. it's humid. but the important thing, as of right now it's dry. so far, so good. ahead of tonight's possible rain d.c. water crews spent the evening delivering sandbags. too much rain in too short of time is what they got last night. >> last night was the first flood since a couple weeks ago. it was a bad one. >> fire crews had to use a boat to rescue a man from his car. arlee christian owns a house on the street. we were here in july when it flooded her tenant's basement. after three more floods.